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How does Gideon, Champion of Justice's ability work?

Say I use Gideon, Champion of Justice's second ability to turn him into a creature: 0: Until end of turn, Gideon, Champion of Justice becomes a Human Soldier creature with power and toughness each ...
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Is checkers just tactics?

I've been playing tournament chess for 20 years. Recently I started playing checkers (the American version). In chess, tactics is about calculating the next few moves ahead. Strategy is the long-term ...
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Does killing a face-down morph trigger the death triggers printed on the card?

Consider a card like Ashcloud Phoenix (or, for that matter, any card with a death triggers that's turned face down by an Ixidron). When Ashcloud Phoenix dies, return it to the battlefield face ...
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Where can I buy Magic: The Gathering cards? [closed]

Are there web sites where I can buy cards from Magic: The Gathering? I want to buy the Exalted Darkness and Dream Puppets decks from the Xbox 360 version of Magic: The Gathering 2013.
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Can I spend all my life points to draw cards?

The rules of Friday state If at any point you must discard a life point but do not have any remaining, you lose the game. What if I have 1 life point left, and voluntarily discard it to draw a ...
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1answer
96 views

Can players use cards from a core set in a Block Constructed tournament?

What are the rules regarding playing DCI sanctioned Block Constructed formats with cards from a core set such as M15? (I'm thinking of Innistrad-Avacyn Restored block). Do all players in a game have ...
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Why is Morph not considered an ability?

Reading FAQs concerning Muraganda Petroglyphs and morph cards, a face down morph creature will get the +2/+2 bonus from Muraganda Petroglyphs. What I don't understand is why. Since the face down ...
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Gaining control of a creature while an Aura targeting it is on the stack

It's my opponent turn. I have Prophet of Kruphix on the battlefield, which means I can play creatures as though they had flash. My opponent plays Boonweaver Giant and chooses Spectra Ward, which ...
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Is the medallion being used in Haunt N21?

Zombie Haunt (21) was revealed and then 2 of the players started exchanging the medallion because only the holder could make damage to the Zombie Lord. What I was wondering was is that possible? The ...
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Will Repercussion deal damage to a controller beyond a creature's toughness?

Repercussion's text reads as follows: Whenever a creature is dealt damage, Repercussion deals that much damage to that creature's controller. So: if, for example, a 1/1 creature is dealt 10 ...
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What version of rummy is this?

I was taught this as a young child by my grandmother. It's how my family plays what we call rummy, but I cannot find anything like it online: Two plus players (we've played up to 4), all dealt 7 ...
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1answer
138 views

Would stealing control of my opponent's commander with Control Magic and killing it let me maintain control of it?

If I played Control Magic and enchanted Marath, Will of the Wild, then took off the 3 counters, would Marath return to my opponent's command zone or would I retain control and have the option of ...
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What is this game with 16 pegs and 36 spools to fit on them?

This board has 36 spools that fit on 16 pegs or sticks. It looks like it might be 3D checkers or something like that. Interested in the name and how to play. Someone took a lot of time making this ...
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1answer
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Must a Boss use their Level Up ability?

Most Level Up abilities clearly benefit the Boss, but Robobo's is: Each opponent mush choose and destroy one Room in his or her Dungeon. The opponents get to destroy a room (often quite ...
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0answers
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Is there fan-made version of gbc-version exclusive pokemon cards?

Are somewhere on Internet available fan-made versions of cards which are exclusive to Pokemon Trading Card Game for GBC? I mean fake cards, which are looking as real-game cards. It doesn't have to be ...
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1answer
30 views

Do any card games use the tarot trumps (Judgement, The Chariot) in any interesting ways?

I've been doing some reading on the history of the Tarot deck, and I love the complexity of the suits (wands, pentacles) and the trumps (The World, Wheel of Fortune), but every game that uses this ...
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2answers
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Polymorphous Rush targeting Young Pyromancer and X Tokens

If I cast Polymorphous Rush targeting X tokens, turning them all into copies of a Young Pyromancer, do I get an elemental token from each copy, similar to Scapeshift with Valakut on the battlefield?
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Munchkin: card attributes in the event of helping another player

Assume that a player turns up the Ogre Achiever upon kicking down the door, and cannot kill it alone. Given that the card's description (excluding 'Bad Stuff') is: +5 against anyone who doesn't ...
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2answers
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Do deathtouch and deathtouch-like effects stop trample damage?

My friend has a trample deck, and I have a Stinkweed Imp that says "Whenever Stinkweed Imp deals combat damage to a creature, destroy that creature." Can a creature destroyed this way still deal ...
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1answer
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7 wonders: builder's chambers

If I build the Builder's Chambers at the same time as someone builds his first wonder stage, should he be charged?
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1answer
47 views

How should I teach someone new to spades how to bid?

Bidding in spades is one of the hardest mechanics to master. The gameplay comes with experience, but sometimes bidding just goes awry. I know how I bid and that I disagree with the way other people ...
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1answer
48 views

How many times per turn can a thief steal?

Assume I'm a level 1 Thief. Is there a limit to the number of times I attempt to steal something? Can I just attempt over and over again until I get the thing? Does it even have to be on my turn?
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1answer
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7 wonders: Aspasia and abu simel

Imagine this: i build Aspasia at the beginning of age 3. I then bury her for Abu Simbel wonder stage. Does the diplomacy token stay or go with it? Why the hell is there a word limit? Grrr
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1answer
25 views

Can ionised ships return fire?

In Star Wars X-Wing if a ship has an ionising token can it shoot? For example: Tie Fighter skill 5 Y-Wing skill 8 Tie fighter moves Y-Wing moves Y-Wing shoots and scores damage with ion cannon ...
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644 views

Why did Experiment One not get a counter when my Undying creature returned to play?

Yesterday on MTGO an ability didn't trigger and I don't understand why. I had Experiment One in play, with one +1/+1 counter on it, so it was 2/2. Experiment One has Evolve (Whenever a creature ...
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1answer
205 views

Can a single Myr Servitor save itself when sacrificed to Eldrazi Monument?

I have Eldrazi Monument and Myr Servitor on the board. Is the following play legal? My upkeep begins. Eldrazi Monument and Myr Servitor trigger at the same time, so I put the Servitor's ability on ...
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1answer
62 views

7 wonders team rule: debt

This source suggests any action which causes a monetary loss to everyone does not affect your partner. Is this true? http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/791186/team-play
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Is it now a good time to buy rotating Magic Cards? [closed]

There are many cards from the RTR block and M14 that I want just for my collection and not for play (maybe just some casual play), for example, I would like to buy a Domri Rade and a Kalonian Hydra. ...
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2answers
732 views

How do I identify non-English Magic cards?

In my collection is a Magic card printed in a language other than English. How can I determine which card this is?
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3answers
193 views

Can you trump the first trick in Spades?

I just played a game of Spades with some family. The Ace of clubs was led on the first trick, and I was out of clubs. Needing quite a few tricks, I chose to trump. My fellow players instantly ...
2
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1answer
195 views

Will Boartusk Liege give +1/+1 to Goblins if Dralnu's Crusade is in play?

Say I have Boartusk Liege and Dralnu's Crusade in play. Boartusk Liege gives all other red creatures +1/+1 and Dralnu's Crusade says "all Goblins are black and are Zombies in addition to their other ...
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1answer
61 views

7 wonders: copying science

I'm playing 7 Wonders with the Cities and Leaders expansions. If your neighbours has less science buildings than you have mask, then I assume you cannot use them all. You can only copy the symbol of ...
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1answer
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What happens when Fate Cards become Expendable in Ivory Edition?

If a Fate card gains the Expendable keyword, as in the example of Holding Cells with Kobi Sensei, does playing the card form hand trigger the Expendable keyword? Would this affect a Kata or ...
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1answer
154 views

What are these games?

What are the three games seen above and to the right of Tom Vasel, between Twilight Struggle and Goa? Looks like a series called Ancients or with "Ancients" in the title.
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When can I destroy a room?

Only some of the room cards say "Destory this room (and other stuff happens)" on them. But when can I destroy a room? Does it have to be on my turn, or can I do it when heroes are in walking through ...
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1answer
47 views

Is there a paid ability window before the runner can jack out after the last subroutine executes on a piece of ice?

Basically the title. A situation where this would matter. If I have a House of Knives scored and my opponent runs into Kominu with no breaker can I use the House of Knives ability after he loses all ...
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1answer
391 views

In what order should I present the basics of Magic? [closed]

I am working on a multimedia presentation (a series of images with an audio of explanation; video can be used too but should be less than the images) about Magic The Gathering. The scope is to explain ...
3
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2answers
67 views

4-4 high approach joseki incomplete?

I have a problem with the 4-4 high approach joseki - the left variant: In the left variant, black ends the joseki and white can play anywhere else, i.e. has sente. But the position is pretty weak ...
3
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1answer
33 views

Engineers : only 3 bridges

Are the engineers limited to only 3 bridges? I ask this just as confirmation. I can't find this anywhere in the rules, but I suppose it's so.
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1answer
128 views

Stalling/Slow Play and Control

As a control player, there are times where it takes a while to resolve the first game, and there are many times where I'm up a game. Are there any rulings against stonewalling the opponent and not ...
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1answer
59 views

What is the expansion symbol of Face the Hydra set?

What is the expansion symbol from the Face the Hydra set?
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If a single effect would destroy a permanent multiple times, can regeneration replace it?

Nancy controls a Runeclaw Bear enchanted by Hyena Umbra. Hyena Umbra has a regeneration shield, granted by Reknit. Anthony casts Planar Cleansing. This causes two replacement effects to apply. ...
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48 views

Do +1/+1 and -1/-1 counters remain on a god if it's not a creature [duplicate]

If I'm fighting a Keranos (or any god) and I give a creature infect to put -1/-1 counters on it, when Keranos ceases to be a creature due to devotion being so low, do those counters remain?
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2answers
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What happens to a creature enchanted with totem armor if both are destroyed at the same time?

If a player controls a Boon Satyr enchanted with Hyena Umbra providing totem armor, and an opponent plays Fracturing Gust to destroy all artifacts and more importantly enchantments. What happens? An ...
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1answer
130 views

How to build MtG duel decks out of a set of older cards? [closed]

I have some older Magic: The Gathering cards: Lands 25 Island 14 Mountain 10 Swamp U 1 Aura Flux 1 Balloon Peddler 1 Boucing Beebles 1 Buoyancy 1 Cloud of Faeries 1 Delusions of ...
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2answers
64 views

What happens if a player has 5 cards and forgets to exchange them in Risk?

We had a situation where a player had 5 cards but forgot to turn them in at the beginning of the turn. Other player noticed after first player had already attacked and conquered at least one ...
3
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1answer
190 views

What happens to counters on a creature when the equipment that put them there is exiled?

A green creature is equipped with Ring of Kalonia. A +1/+1 counter is put on at the owner's upkeep(BTW, I believe a new counter isn't added every upkeep step). The creature gains trample. What ...
3
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1answer
50 views

Exciting skirmish: a family versus a shovel. Who wins?

When playing with 2 players the amount of tribe members is irrelevant. Suppose that one player takes a family to the skirmish, and the other a shovel. With that, both players have fight 0. Is this a ...
3
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2answers
138 views

How can I keep track of my sideboarded cards in a physical Magic deck?

In Magic, if you swap in cards from your sideboard during a match, you need to reset to your original deck for the beginning of the next match. I find I have trouble remembering what I sideboarded and ...
2
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2answers
45 views

Possible to play 2x2 with 1 core set and data pack in Netrunner?

I have just purchased the Android Netrunner Core Set, played a few games, and am now excited to play more. The problem is that out usual gaming group consists of 4 people, and to my knowledge the ...

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